Salem Fire/Rescue firefighters Lucas Buzzell and Erin Dolan wait to put out the flames of a fire that’s only been growing about three minutes in a demo room, showing how quickly fire grows. /Earlene Frederick photo
Fire and police departments from throughout Kenosha County participated in the annual Kenosha County Safety Fair Saturday.
The free event was held at the Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club stores in Somers.
Those attending were able to see all kinds of equipment and see several different demonstrations.
Here are some more photos by freelance photographer Earlene Frederick from the event:
Diver Mark Hasenberg, Kenosha County Dive Team, shows kids how a diver searches underwater. /Earlene Frederick photo
Salem Fire/Rescue Firefighter Joseph Krefft hangs upside down from a Somers Fire Department ladder truck showing how they use ropes as part of the Kenosha County Special Response Team. /Earlene Frederick photo
Deputy Eric Klinkhammer and Bear demonstrate how a police dog can be used to apprehend a suspect. /Earlene Frederick photo
Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Horace Staples shows off the department’s tactical response vehicle. /Earlene Frederick photo
The interior of the Racine County Sheriff’s Department tactical command unit. /Earlene Frederick photo